Executive Director Richard Whitehouse http://wyso.org en Ohio to Consider Arming Medical Investigators http://wyso.org/post/ohio-consider-arming-medical-investigators <p>COLUMBUS, Ohio - Medical investigators could soon carry weapons as the Ohio State Medical Board considers arming some of its workers.</p><p>The board will vote on Thursday whether to allow the employees to be armed during their investigations.</p><p>Executive Director Richard Whitehouse says investigators often find themselves in threatening situations, and in the past have had to talk their way out. He says the weapons would be a precaution of last resort.</p> Thu, 11 Aug 2011 11:24:44 +0000 Associated Press 2952 at http://wyso.org Ohio to Consider Arming Medical Investigators